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HawkWife's Profile

Groups: CareGiving Kos, Boston Kossacks

Home Page: ks.bourke@gmail.com

Diaries published: 6 (423 days since last diary on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 258 (288 days since last comment on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 05:06 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 179

Total Comment Ratings: 917

Most Recommended Diary: Caregiving Kos: Complicated Grief, 68 comments, 59 recommends

People Following HawkWife: 6

HawkWife's Most Recent Diaries:

attribution: GreyHawk Hi guys! One of the things we discussed at the Barking Crab during last month's BosKos meetup (you know, the one with the snowstorm?) was ideas for our ...
by HawkWife
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
At this time every year I take part in an online journaling competition. We're given a weekly prompt, we write, we publish online, and our fellow competitors -- as well as the greater journal ...
by HawkWife
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 07:14 AM PST with 26 Recommends
A couple of months after my mother (aka "Mumsie" in GreyHawk-speak) passed, I was invited to participate in a grief support group sponsored by my childhood church. At first I balked because I've ...
by HawkWife
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 01:59 PM PST with 59 Recommends
One of our bigger stumbling blocks in caring for my mother was her diet. There was not only her forgetting when she last ate, but also her forgetting how much she had eaten -- there were days, for ...
by HawkWife
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Some of you know my husband GreyHawk, he of "The Woo Tales", his chronicle of Missy the Malamute and my mother. However, the tales, in my opinion, seem to neglect Ember,
by HawkWife
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2007 at 06:01 AM PST with 25 Recommends
For my inaugural post, GreyHawk suggested I submit the following piece I wrote before we married. As many of you know, "Mumsie" -- my mother -- has late-stage Alzheimer's. As with most dementias, ...
by HawkWife
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2007 at 07:41 PM PDT with 35 Recommends

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